Moroccan Lemon Couscous Salad
1. Make Preserved Lemon: Cut lemon into eighths. Combine with 8 cups water in large saucepan and bring to boil; boil 5 minutes. Drain. Bring 3 cups water to boil in small saucepan with sugar and salt, stirring to dissolve. Add lemon, cover and simmer over low heat until very tender, 1 hour. Cool. (Can be made ahead. Cover and refrigerate up to 2 weeks.)
Makes 9 cups.